KITTANNING – An improvement project at the Armstrong County Courthouse and neighboring annex building is moving forward, as county officials hired an architectural firm last week.

COOKSBURG – The Clarion River, recognized in January as the 2019 Pennsylvania River of the Year by the state’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, was not always the clean, attractive waterway that it is today. Rather, the 110-mile river, which stretches from Johnsonburg to Par…

NEW BETHLEHEM – Volunteer fire departments in the area, and across the state, are battling more than fires these days, according to a presentation last week at the New Bethlehem Fire Hall that demonstrated that modern day firefighters are combatting problems with funding, declining membershi…


NEW BETHLEHEM – Six weeks after Leasure Run and other streams ripped through southern Clarion County, residents and businesses are still dealing with flood damage.

NEW BETHLEHEM – During their meeting last Tuesday evening, Redbank Valley School Board members heard reports on the first week of school as well as an update on the flood-damaged heating system at the primary school.


NEW BETHLEHEM – A quick response by local fire crews, and a little luck, kept one of Clarion County’s landmark sites from going up in smoke yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon.

SLIGO – The Sligo Borough Authority is apparently the victim of identity theft.